Construction Estimator: Buffalo, NY

Our client, and excellent commercial construction company needs an solid Estimator.  

Position Summary:  The Estimator reports to the Chief Estimator. The individual is responsible for analyzing project documents before it starts, accurately estimate costs related to labor, materials, equipment, and Subcontractors.

Responsibilities:
The key requirements include, but are not limited to:
• To provide a detailed quantity labor and material take off of all systems
• To review and assess the estimating documents to ensure a successful and complete low bid
• To identify and report on risk and opportunity/scope
• To obtain suitable number of competitive quotations and compare on a like for like basis
• To work collaboratively as a key member of the estimating team
• Attend Pre-Bid Meetings
• Review Bid documents with the Chief Estimator prior to bid
• Assist in fostering relationship with subcontractor and/or supplier
• Assist in ensuring the flow of project information is maintained and documented
• Participate in the transfer of information on successful projects including the Job Kick-off Meeting

Qualifications:
Experience should include 5 + years in estimating and strong HVAC background. Also must be proficient in all computer software programs used in estimating with particular emphasis on Quick Pen estimating software.
o Strong knowledge of HVAC and plumbing system
o Ability to professionally communicate the basis for individual work product when in a highly stressed environment
o Must be able to meet deadlines and put in the time needed to get the job done
o Candidates must possess a strong work ethic
o Strong organizational, interpersonal skills
o Ability to work collaboratively with colleagues and staff to create results driven, team oriented environment
o Good attention to detail with the ability to recognize discrepancies
Education:
Bachelors of Science in related discipline are highly desirable, and a minimum of 5 or more years estimating HVAC and/or Plumbing projects

Compensation:
Salary in the $75,000 to $100,000 range commensurate with education and experience.  

Apply by calling Joe Catherine at (716) 632-1500, and/or send your resume (preferably in Word format) to jcatherine@dcmstaffing.com

 

ALL INFORMATION PROVIDED IS CONFIDENTIAL.
THERE IS NO COST INVOLVED FOR ANY APPLICANT AS ALL FEES ARE CLIENT/COMPANY PAID.

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